Thursday 26 January, 2012
I really started to like this game and play it over and over. The game has 104 missions, and I am planning to finish all of them because it is really fun even though it is not fun at all when we apply that in real life. It is just fun when we play it.
For example, I was in a mission called “Running Dog” and I was playing that with my neighbor, from Spain. We both were having a good time playing and chilling. In this mission there was a character called Big Smoke. The surprise was when I was playing the game, one of the Vagos insulting and violated Big Smoke by saying “ Fuck your mother, asshole” in Spanish.
No matter what Big Smoke does, there should not be saying of bad words in the game. I know most people say that the players of the game should be plus 18. As a result there would not be any problem of saying bad words. I say, the reality is different. I mean from what I seen, most people who played this game was under 18 years old. I asked 10 of my friends when we were talking about the game and all of them said that they played this game when they were really young. Most of them played it in the age of 10 or 12 years old.
At the end, Granted Theft Auto has influenced our children by saying bad words and act angry. It also teaches our children that the only way to get the freed is by doing bad stuff such as stealing, fighting and saying bad words. And those things are against our cultures norms.
Who should be held responsible when children gain access to content that is not appropriate for their age? Do you think that games should be their own category separate from, say, movies and books?
Tuesday 31 January, 2012 by jp